Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Grand Opening: VIDEO

November 20, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the grand opening of the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

Around Town: Canyon Country Community Center Hosts ‘Big Band Dance’

November 19, 2014

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On Thursday, November 13, approximately 80 residents jumped and jived the night away to a swinging live band at the Canyon Country Community Center.

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For future events happening at the Canyon Country Community Center, visit Santa-Clarita.com/CCCC.

Around Town: ‘Light Up Main Street’ in Old Town Newhall

November 19, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, Main Street in Old Town Newhall was transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights were illuminated by the Santa Clarita City Council as part of the City’s 2nd annual “Light Up Main Street” event, presented by PayForward.

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Santa and his merry elves joined in the festivities.

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The decorations on Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be up from now through the end of the year! Click here to view all the photos on the City’s Flickr page.

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Special thanks to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, the Valencia Auto Center, the Old Town Newhall Association and the thousands of attendees for their support.

For more information on future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Library Hosts ‘Literacy and Arts Festival’

November 18, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, hundreds of residents attended the 8th annual Literacy and Arts Festival, presented by the SCV Education Foundation, in partnership with the City of Santa Clarita, held at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offered community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy.

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Festival goers also had the opportunity to participate in a bookmark contest and writing contest for a chance to win prizes.

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Guests were entertained by storytellers which included their favorite authors and performers.

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For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Kick-off the Holiday Season with “Light Up Main Street” Happening Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2014

Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights, a 23-foot Holiday Tree, and a lighted Santa are illuminated as part of the City’s 2nd annual Light Up Main Street event tonight at 6:30 p.m.  

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Most businesses will be serving refreshments and offering special promotions.

Help kick off the holiday season at the official tree and street lighting ceremony and enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa, and other free family-friendly activities.

For more information on the ‘Light Up Main Street’ event and future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

‘Literacy and Arts’ Festival Coming to Old Town Newhall Library Tomorrow from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

November 14, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Public Library will host the Literacy and Arts Festival happening on tomorrow, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offers community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy. Guests will be entertained by storytellers that include favorite authors and performers.

For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

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Later that night, join the Santa Clarita City Council when they ‘Light Up Main Street’ later on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. 

For more information on events happening in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Find Unique Holiday Gifts at the ‘Fall Fine Craft Show’ this Weekend at Old Orchard Park

November 14, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Fine Crafts Show will be held this weekend, November 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Old Orchard Park.

The City’s Fall Fine Craft Show is a free, outdoor event providing residents with the opportunity to browse one-of-a-kind art pieces including intricate and colorful hand-crafted jewelry, paintings, pottery, woodwork, ceramics and items that are perfect for the holiday season.

Residents are encouraged to come out and stock up on great gifts and unique crafts to enjoy all year long.

For more information about the Fine Craft Show, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Youth Sport’s 2014 Fall Flag Football Season Super Bowl

November 13, 2014

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The Santa Clarita Youth Sport’s 2014 Fall Flag Football Season concluded this past Saturday, November 8, with four divisional Super Bowl games. Unlike previous seasons, Youth Sports staff had put together some unique elements to increase the excitement in the atmosphere.

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Before each super bowl game, players and coaches ran through a tunnel that was filled with fog while their name was announced over the microphone with suspenseful music playing the background.

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Also new this year, Snow Orthodontics sponsored a halftime SNOW THROW for fans to participate in some of the action. Fans were given the opportunity to compete in a timed football toss against two other participants. Winners received a $50 dollar gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods and the opportunity to throw a mid-field pass for $100 donated to the City’s SCORE program.

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For more information about the City’s Youth Sports Program, visit Santa-Clarita.com/YouthSports.

Around Town: 2014 Santa Clarita Marathon Volunteers Go the Extra Mile

November 10, 2014

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On Sunday, November 2, over 700 volunteers participated in the City’s annual Santa Clarita Marathon .

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Volunteers handed out water to runners, worked as Course Monitors, and offered them encouragement to finish the race.

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Many organizations from around the City lent a helping hand including Legacy Christian Academy, Albert Einstein Academy, SCV Filipino-American Association, Newhall Spanish SDA Masterguides, Sam’s Club employees, and Cub Scout packs.

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Also new this year was the addition of cheer teams from four high schools who cheered and handed out medals at the Finish Line.

For more information about volunteering at future events in Santa Clarita, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Wings for Life World Run Returns to Santa Clarita in 2015 as 1 of 35 Global Race Locations

November 8, 2014

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On May 3, 2015, the Wings for Life World Run will be returning to the City of Santa Clarita as the only west coast city to host the world’s largest simultaneous run. Santa Clarita’s start time will be at 4 a.m.

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The Wings for Life World Run is one of the largest and most unique running events ever staged. Thousands of runners in 35 locations all over the world will begin running at exactly the same time.  One hundred percent of the race entry fee goes to spinal cord research.

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Early bird online registration is available for $30 until December 31st and 100% of registration fees will go to support research to find a cure for spinal cord injury.

*Check out the 2014 recap video*

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For more information or to register, go to WingsForLifeWorldRun.com.


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